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Volume 3, Number 28 -- August 1, 2006
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Collax Gears Up for North American Linux Launch
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Years of consolidation in the commercial Linux distribution business and a proliferation of Linux vendors who are playing Linux from many different angles, might make you think that the market was saturated with distributors and that there was not a lot of room for new ones to enter. Not so, says Olaf Jacobi, chief executive officer of Collax, who is packing his bags to move from Germany to Boston as the company gets ready to take Linux to the SMB space. READ MORE >

Scalix Goes Open Source, Preps Scalix 11 Groupware
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Linux groupware vendor Scalix has been dying to jump on the open source bandwagon for years, but has not been able to because if its licensing agreement with Hewlett-Packard. But last week, that all changed, and now, thanks to a renegotiation of licensing terms with HP, Scalix is now able to offer an open source version of its product. READ MORE >


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IBM Creates a Performance-Based Pricing Scheme for Software
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

In an effort to make its software pricing methods more rational in a world where there are many different kinds of server processor architectures, IBM has put a stake in the ground and marked out a new pricing methodology for software that is more closely aligned to the performance of various processors than current per-socket or per-core pricing methods. The key words here are "more closely." It is not a one-to-one ratio. READ MORE >


New Vendors Join SOA Collaboration Group
by Mary Lou Roberts

Late last year, IBM and seven other companies--BEA Systems, IONA Technologies, Oracle, SAP, Siebel Systems (since acquired by Oracle), Sybase, and Zend Technologies--all joined forces with the objective of creating standardized specifications for Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) software development, the latest thing that vendors are pushing to make programs more flexible. READ MORE >



 

 

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But Wait, There's More:

Mandriva Delivers First Beta of 'Thor' Linux 2007 . . . Wind River Updates Linux, Donates Code to Eclipse . . . HP Shells Out $4.5 Billion to Buy Mercury Interactive . . . Everybody Loves SOA, Aberdeen Survey Says . . . IT Shops Expect iSCSI and Fibre Channel to Co-Exist . . . Qlusters Creates Plug-Ins for OpenQRM for Popular VM Hypervisors . . .


 

 

Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights.  Feel free to send a letter to the editor.  Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >


 
Editor: Timothy Prickett Morgan
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Kevin Vandever,
Shannon O'Donnell, Victor Rozek, Hesh Wiener, Alex Woodie
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Collax Gears Up for North American Linux Launch

Scalix Goes Open Source, Preps Scalix 11 Groupware

IBM Creates a Performance-Based Pricing Scheme for Software

New Vendors Join SOA Collaboration Group

But Wait, There's More:


Mandriva Delivers First Beta of 'Thor' Linux 2007 . . . Wind River Updates Linux, Donates Code to Eclipse . . . HP Shells Out $4.5 Billion to Buy Mercury Interactive . . . Everybody Loves SOA, Aberdeen Survey Says . . . IT Shops Expect iSCSI and Fibre Channel to Co-Exist . . . Qlusters Creates Plug-Ins for OpenQRM for Popular VM Hypervisors . . .


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